Questions tagged [super-smash-bros-4]

The fourth and fifth iteration of the Super Smash Bros. series, released on both the 3DS and the Wii U.

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What does it mean to “shff fh nair into knee?”

I was reading a Smash Ultimate combo guide and someone told me that the best Captain Falcon combo is: shff fh nair into knee What on earth are they trying to say? And is it even a real thing? Are ...
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How can I beat Classic 9.0 on Smash 3DS?

I'm stuck on Classic 9.0. I'm good enough to beat Classic 8.5, but every time I do 9.0, it's always a wii fit trainer who kills me right before master and crazy hand. Any tips would be useful, I'm ...
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Is character customisation any different from on the Wii U and 3ds versions?

I've watched a bit of Super Smash Bros Ultimate gameplay and wanted to ask a bit about the game. I feel one of the most important parts of the Wii U and 3ds versions was the ability to challenge ...
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Does the Trophy Shop always sell unique trophies?

In "Games & More" > "Vault" > "Trophies" > "Shop" Smash for Wii U contains a shop where you can select from one of eight trophies to buy. This selection of eight is different almost every time you ...
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How to unlock Lucina on 3DS after failing to beat her the first time?

Supposedly you can get Lucina by playing 40 matches-- I did, and I got a chance, and I lost to her. In old versions of the game, it would keep giving you more chances to beat the newly unlockable ...
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How to pull out Pikachu's D-tilt into jab lock consistently?

I've been reading and watching how to jab lock with pikachu. I'm especially interested with the D-tilt into jab lock but I'm not able to pull it out consistently. The problem I have is that after the ...
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Is there any kind of official/recommended ruleset for tournaments?

There's a local tournament close to my town, and seeing the ruleset they posted on their site I think they are not familiarized enough with the game's competitive scene. This ruleset lists stuff like ...
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Which characters have a shield-breaking attack/combo?

I was reading this article of the official SSB wiki about shield breaking: Certain moves, like Marth's fully charged Shield Breaker, can break shields in one hit. Which other character(s) can do ...
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What is the best, fastest, and most consistent way to get custom moves/badges with perks?

What is the best, fastest, and most consistent way to get custom moves/badges with perks in Smash 4, (3DS and Wii U)? Is there a way to only get badges with perks? Is there a way to not get gold or ...
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Why does this buffered input result in an up smash?

I've started to notice that when I attempt to go from grounded to jump > up air quickly, my character performs an up smash instead. I started experimenting to try to narrow down the source of the ...
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What is a “two-frame punish?”

I often see phrases like "two-frame punish" when watching Super Smash Bros 4 tournaments. I often see it when people are edge guarding, and it some how prevents players from grabbing the edge. What ...
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Do they use a ranking system in smash?

In super smash bros tournaments, do they have a ranking system (for example, Elo)? what is it?
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How many frames do you have to 'tech' in Super Smash Bros Wii U?

In Super Smash Bros Wii U (or Smash 4), it is a common strategy to 'tech.' This is when you press the shield button right before you hit the ground or wall of the stage, to avoid bouncing back up or ...
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Can you connect more than one 3DS controller to Smash Wii U?

Is this possible? I unfortunately don't have more than one 3ds with Smash installed, so it is impossible for me to check. Thanks.
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Customizing Controls in Smash Bros Wii U (for Smash Mode)

I set up a profile for custom controls and saved it. When I play training mode, I can click on my name and then choose my profile from a drop down list of existing controls profiles. So far so good. ...
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How do you do a neutral special in Super Smash Bros. 4 with the right joystick?

How do you do a neutral special/attack with the right joystick on the Wii-u-Gamepad/ProController/GamecubeController? When you change the right joystick to special.
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Downloading DLC Characters and All Star Mode

I'm trying to do the challenge: Beat All Star mode on Hard with All of the Characters. If I download DLC characters before I finish, do I have to beat All Star with them too? Furthermore, would that ...
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Can you play as your Amiibo in SSB4? [duplicate]

In the commercial it showed a group of kids playing as their Amiibos, so I bought an Amiibo resembling a DLC character, however I found out that I couldn't play as the Amiibo. I can play with/against ...
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Why can't I chain fairs with ROB like in brawl

I mained ROB in brawl and now I'm maining him in Smash 4. In brawl one of the best ways I found to get kills was getting someone off the edge and using my forward aerial over and over, with second ...
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Playing Super Smash Bros 4 online in Latin America

I tried to play ssb4 online but there is too much input delay and sometimes lag in the matches. I really want to play online because it is the best way I have to practice but when I try it is like a ...
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How to perfect pivot in ssb4?

What are the advantages of perfect pivoting in ssb4? How to perfect pivot in ssb4? I want to learn so I can improve my Marth play. Any aditional advice would be appreciated.
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Character selection layout with DLC

From the images on Smash Wiki I can see the following: With no DLC purchased, the characters are laid out in four rows: two rows of 12 (top and bottom) and two rows of 13 (in the middle). With all ...
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Ryu combos sometimes not registering

I've had Ryu for about a week, and I've been trying to input his original inputs from Street Fighter without much success. I clearly see my circle pad go in a 180 degree circle, yet no Shankunetsu ...
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Is there a way to make a tourney bracket with more than just 2 combatants per round?

In Super Smash Bros for the Wii U the tourney option is set to be played exclusively online. I used to play against cpus in my own created offline tourneys in Super Smash Bros Brawl. However, due to ...
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How can I delete ALL of my For Glory Stats?

This includes my wins, loses, everything that is saved after a finished For Glory match. I do not however want any data that has to do with the Wii U itself, just data for the game that is stored on ...
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Pikachu dashing side to side

Basically what happends is that the pikachu emits the smoke created by running, so you do some sort of technique that makes you run in place, so smoke is created all around you. I always found this ...
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Smash 4 DLC Codes

So my friend has some eShop credit left in his account, and I'd like to get Ryu, but I have no eShop credit. Can my friend buy Ryu then send me the code for me to use? Or is the code linked to the ...
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Does a Bowser Amiibo work in Super Smash Bros?

I got a Bowser Amiibo today for Christmas, and the box says it's for Mario Party 10. I need to know if it also works for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U. Is it possible to use the Bowser ...
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Training Mode Percents

When practicing in training mode I may want to get to a certain percent, but it's very time consuming. Is there a way to go by like 50's or 100's or some sort of method that's faster other than going ...
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Can you make the Wii-u gamepad not disconnect after an hour?

I'm getting some new amiibo's for Christmas, and I want to train them while I'm AFK, but the problem is I don't know if the gamepad can stay on for more than an hour some how.
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Training Mode: NPC on control option

When I go in training mode I know that somehow you are able to make the NPC do an action when it's on the control option. I just don't know how.
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Why do people waste their time attacking the Smashville balloons and Duck Hunt birds?

I always see people in tournament matches attacking the balloons and birds, and I wonder why... in high-pressure situtuations, doesn't it just waste time?
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Using custom characters in Super Smash Bros Wii U / 3DS

I can modify some attributes and special moves of the characters, but how can I use these customized character in the game? Which game modes allow me to use them?
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What is a frame trap, and what is a string?

I've seen many youtubers continue to use both terms but I never really understood what they meant? Can someone please help?
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What is a Rosalina and Luma true combo that is easy to learn?

I recently found out that I am really good with Rosalina, but I can't seem to get any good combos to step up my game with her. What are some easy to learn true combos for Rosalina and Luma? As per ...
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Transfer PreInstalled Games from a bundle WiiU

I want to buy a Splatoon/SSB4 WiiU Bundle, but I already own another WiiU with an NNID Account (also linked to my 3DS). Can I download the pre-installed SSB4 and Splatoon to the Other WiiU? And if it ...
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How does Amiibo Level Up work? [duplicate]

What actually happens when an Amiibo levels up and what causes it to level up?
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Does Villager's pocket preserve velocity of Lloid rockets?

When Villager first releases a Lloid rocket, it moves very slowly and then accelerates to a faster speed. If Villager pockets a Lloid rocket moving at full speed, when he releases the rocket will it ...
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At what point is Mewtwo's Disable most effective?

I am fairly new to Mewtwo and I have one major question. I know that disable (his down special) is hard to land in general, and that most moves that can stun have different durations based on damage ...
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At what percent can I land a perfect combo with Captain Falcon?

It is commonly accepted that the easiest way to set up for a f-air combo with Captain Falcon is to use a running down throw into the forward air. More often than not, this actually ends up failing. At ...
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Is it possible to save Jigglypuff after a shield break?

Is it possible to save Jigglypuff after her shield breaks? For instance, could Ganondorf jump above Jigglypuff and spike her back to the stage right after the shield breaks to keep her from dying?
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Is it possible to get every trophy in SSB for 3DS without the Trophy Shop?

I've been trying to get every trophy in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS without resorting to buying them from the Trophy Shop. I've played flawless Trophy Rush games and various other modes over 400 times ...
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SSB4 Counter a Counter

In SSB4, is it possible to counter the hit resulting from an opponent's counter? For instance, say that Samus and Ike are on the same team and the game settings prevent players on the same team from ...
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SSB4 Reflect Damage Multiplier Cap

In SSB4, most reflect moves, such as Pit's Guardian Orbitars, reflect projectiles and put a multiplier on the damage of the reflected projectile. Assuming that two players are able to perfectly time ...
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SSB4 Timber with Multiple Villagers

In SSB4, if multiple Villagers are playing in the same game and they all grow trees with Down+B, are each of them able to cut each other's trees down?
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Can I download a 3DS game to more than one console at the same time?

I'm buying some 3DS consoles for my kids, 3 to be exact. If I buy Smash Bros for the 3DS digitally, will I be able to download that game to all 3 consoles or does the purchase only allow for download ...
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Control Landing on Stomach vs Back

In SSB4, how do you control whether your character lands on their back or their stomach after falling? It seems that characters have different get-up-attacks (press A while laying on ground) based on ...
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Counter Little Mac KO Punch

Is it possible to counter Little Mac's KO Punch in SSB4? I know that it can be dodged so it seems like it should be counterable.
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Why does my Mii Fighter occasionally have the wrong moves?

Every once and a while, I'll select my Mii Fighter and all of the moves will be set to what I assume are the "default" moves. This usually means doing an Airborne Assault off the edge instead of ...
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What Happens If You delete Smash 4 3DS Update Data?

I am currently playing Super Smash Bros for 3DS on a normal 3DS system and the game is on version 1.0.4. I bought it on the e-Shop. I want to update it to the newest version (Mewtwo, Lucas, Ryu etc.) ...